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ago. finally tonight, just a friendly reminder, it is tax day. a new study from a group called the national taxpayer advocate using confidential tax data for being most likely to fudge on their returns. some of the hot bed areas, los angeles, san francisco, houston, atlanta and washington, d.c. and some of the top small businesses that raise red flags are construction companies, real estate rental firms because they tend to write off so much. so, there's so much going on there, that we have to keep an eye on those tax cheats. >> first, you got to file your taxes. >> and hurry up. you've got until midnight. thanks for watching. >> i'm bill griffin. have a great evening. we'll see you tomorrow. daniel mansergh: (♪) (♪) daniel mansergh: imagemakers is made possible by a grant from: celebrating the vitality and power of the moving image. and by the: (♪ upbeat music ) (♪) (♪ music continues ) (♪) (♪) (birds chirping) (birds chirping) (door opens) (crunch)
would have to pay a fine and back taxes, learn english, and pass a criminal background check among other hurdles. rubio says that system would be triggered only if certain border security benchmarks are met. >> that means securing the border, universal e-verify and the universal entry-exit tracking system. if those three things are not in place that green card process won't begin even if the ten years has elapsed. >> ifill: but some republicans were skeptical including alabama senator jeff sessions. >> no, i'm not convinced. i know senator rubio's heart is exactly right. i really respect the work of the gang of eight. but they have produced a legislation that will give amnesty now, legalize everyone that is here effectively today and then there's a promise of enforcement in the future. >> ifill: white house press secretary jay carney said today the administration believes it's possible to satisfy concerns on both sides. >> these are compatible ideas enhancing border security, allowing for a clear path to citizenship that requires a number of very specific steps. so the president is very
incentives. tax incentives. that will attract investment and channel investment into areas where investment is required. >> is that package already on the table? >> it is. it is. we have a good tax policy for investment in infrastructure. we give tax breaks, in fact, infrastructure, lending is easier. lending is cheaper. there are tax holidays for investment in infrastructure. which is why money is going nfstructure. the point that we are making now is that if infrastructure that will make a country's economy very strong. we need roads. we need ports. we need seaports. we need more steal making. we need more mining. these are the critical areas in which investment must go. >> is corruption a big problem? >> it is a problemment but no more than in most other countries. wherever i go, i open the newspaper and i find there are charges of corruption against the government of the day. i admit that, it is a problem. but it's not as big a problem as it is made out to be. to say that everyone is corrupt is i think an outrage us charge. we are tightening our laws. we're having an ombudsman. we have
to make sure you didn't vote. pay taxes and you have a small fine and a six-year window that means you come out of the shadows. then, it extends. after the six years, you can, if everything is good, you can go to a four-year window. after that ten years, it is all contingent on security triggers. there will be a 90% apprehension rate at the border. if it works, then you get a three-year pathway to citizenship. >> what's the political handicap in all this? to me the fascinating thing is when you look at the demographics of the country and the way they are changing -- in the 1980 president election, 90% of the people who voted for the president is white. it has fallen by 1% or 2% every year. how much of that of the electoral is driving the republicans particularly in the senate toward this and will it pass in the house? >> it is driving it totally. the only thing keeping them in the compromise is the fact this is a punitive thing. this is a 15-year plan at the longest. if you look at 1986 -- >> when bush tried this, they killed it. what is different? >> in 1986 with reform, it was 19 mon
have to pay a fine and back taxes, learn english, and pass a criminal background check among other hurdles. but before that system can even be set up certain security goals must be met, including improvements to the border fence. one member of the group, senator lindsey graham of south carolina said failing to change the nation's immigration system would be economicide ice oly waymera loses is to do nothing. and to the who bieveat we don'tl immigration in the future, you're in denial about the demographics. and to those who say this costs more to take people out of the shadows and put them a legal status where they pay taxes, you've certainly lost me. that makes no sense. >> warner: for more now we turn to illinois democrat dick durbin, the majority whip in the senate sand a member of the so-called gang of eight. welcome, senator durbin. you all have been working on this non-stop since the start of this congress. how hard was this to forge this compromise? >> this wasn't easy. you know, you have eight willful members of the u.s. senate-- four from each party-- each with a point of
and put them a legal status where they pay taxes, you've certainly lost me. that makes no sense. >> warner: for more now we turn to illinois democrat dick durbin, the majority whip in the senate sand a member of the so-called gang of eight. welcome, senator durbin. you all have been working on this non-stop since the start of this congress. how hard was this to forge this compromise? >> this wasn't easy. you know, you have eight willful members of the u.s. senate-- four from each party-- each with a point of view and we came together determined to put together a comprehensive immigration bill task which has eluded other senators inhe t recent past. we got it done. it's an 848 page bill. it's a good offering, athisprove a lot of different facets. >> give us a flavor of what was it was like in that room. i gather you had something like 24 meetings. >> well, there were nice kind and quiet meetings and more eruptive meetings. as i said today to john, i said mount mccain erupted a few times but fortunately no one was injured and we got back on path in a hurry. so despite the strong feelings tha
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